University of Sussex: Rankings

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The University of Sussex ranked 27th in the United Kingdom and 263rd in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 48 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Sussex is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 47,214 publications and 2,438,630 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 197 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#263 of 14,160In the World
#97 of 2,789In Europe
#27 of 163In the United Kingdom
#23 of 131In England
#1 of 2In Brighton
#19 of 1,000For International Relations and Diplomacy
#21 of 1,009For Political Economy
#33 of 1,036For Human Rights Law
#237 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#388 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 45 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Sussex ranked 20th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 95th in the World with 11,286 publications made and 400,452 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Demography, Political Economy, Law.

RankRanking
#20 of 142In the United Kingdom
#29 of 1,158In Europe
#95 of 5,152In the World

University of Sussex
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19908033
1991107212
1992115208
1993111222
1994108199
1995104347
1996122183
1997127399
1998136540
1999129477
2000167627
2001143484
2002129356
2003196996
2004186997
2005225934
20063181156
20073311235
20083431165
20093961734
20103841721
20114121530
20124061563
20134951818
20145512113
20155221612
20166372579
20176812719
20186052043
20196291995
20207463979

Physics

The University of Sussex ranked 24th for Physics in the United Kingdom and 287th in the World with 8,887 publications made and 670,250 citations received. Main research topics: Astrophysics and Astronomy, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Atomic and Molecular physics, Nuclear Physics.

RankRanking
#24 of 105In the United Kingdom
#99 of 978In Europe
#287 of 4,160In the World

University of Sussex
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990104122
1991117138
1992135246
1993119172
1994132301
1995125143
1996139876
1997161384
1998201468
1999192467
2000202475
2001241670
2002203916
2003186944
20041831207
20051631079
20061401123
2007137927
2008123828
20091491059
20102482460
20112212021
20123006303
20132715354
20143319397
20153656316
20163879324
20173243931
20183775026
20193704256
20203402823

Biology

The University of Sussex ranked 27th for Biology in the United Kingdom and 304th in the World with 6,817 publications made and 465,144 citations received. Main research topics: Genetics, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Agricultural Science.

RankRanking
#27 of 123In the United Kingdom
#110 of 958In Europe
#304 of 4,578In the World

University of Sussex
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199082132
199176173
199292312
199388349
1994102292
1995122571
1996125449
1997126482
1998132815
1999129535
2000122512
2001126619
2002138752
20031401050
2004125925
2005160994
20061711048
20071691215
20081701186
20092021347
20102181456
20111941172
20122011305
20132391609
20142351542
20152492304
20162802118
20172552007
20182071115
2019186835
20202311280

Computer Science

The University of Sussex ranked 18th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 182nd in the World with 5,727 publications made and 308,700 citations received. Main research topics: Cognitive Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Management Information Systems, Computational Linguistics.

RankRanking
#18 of 130In the United Kingdom
#48 of 1,068In Europe
#182 of 4,494In the World

University of Sussex
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903345
199137128
199257116
199353210
199466184
199576191
199671263
199778705
1998107447
199982360
2000104553
2001113659
2002114380
2003124667
2004119524
2005168551
2006192835
2007189454
2008199711
20092291102
20102231085
2011206965
2012175835
20132271223
2014236937
20152571803
20163062032
20172921677
2018234820
20192951372
20203551598

Psychology

The University of Sussex ranked 15th for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 132nd in the World with 5,600 publications made and 367,598 citations received. Main research topics: Cognitive Science, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology.

RankRanking
#15 of 135In the United Kingdom
#33 of 846In Europe
#132 of 3,753In the World

University of Sussex
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902746
199138198
19923498
199339249
199456183
199540133
199664249
199760173
199877350
199968645
200078554
200176561
200281534
2003102868
200482858
20051321043
2006153970
20072041199
20082101462
20092161617
2010207986
20112021028
20121961434
20132811740
20143001548
20153041870
20163421794
20173131671
20182871202
20192581150
20203701360

Medicine

The University of Sussex ranked 36th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 510th in the World with 5,175 publications made and 221,938 citations received. Main research topics: Pharmacy, Health Science, Clinical Psychology, Public Health, Healthcare Management (MHA).

RankRanking
#36 of 133In the United Kingdom
#174 of 1,028In Europe
#510 of 4,839In the World

University of Sussex
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903742
199148135
199242175
19934382
19943766
19955381
19965571
199755135
199853142
199950224
200053216
200155181
200282475
200361394
200492459
2005104577
2006117548
2007144718
2008134924
2009142786
2010147652
2011164755
20121671487
20132291185
20142541270
20152881833
20163161773
20173391777
20182601163
20192651245
20203733067

Chemistry

The University of Sussex ranked 33rd for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 448th in the World with 5,106 publications made and 201,322 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#33 of 108In the United Kingdom
#158 of 995In Europe
#448 of 4,409In the World

University of Sussex
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19909493
199186102
1992112186
199393128
1994114183
1995101329
1996112265
1997112199
199887177
1999108292
2000115261
2001159362
2002152456
2003142503
2004122364
2005109361
200677287
2007109313
200880445
200964240
201083230
201155218
201257229
201360191
201478348
2015108472
2016106476
2017125486
2018102442
2019107391
2020126453

Engineering

The University of Sussex ranked 37th for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 453rd in the World with 5,082 publications made and 182,714 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#37 of 123In the United Kingdom
#150 of 1,147In Europe
#453 of 4,716In the World

University of Sussex
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19905870
19917186
199290104
199375129
199479165
199582178
199685328
1997103228
199891516
1999113293
2000124314
2001113220
2002120313
2003121484
200499501
2005118331
2006101417
2007126451
2008109246
2009110376
2010129465
2011118310
2012101500
2013114371
2014117296
2015170705
2016185675
20172091118
2018185788
20192051188
2020241808

Economics

The University of Sussex ranked 8th for Economics in the United Kingdom and 51st in the World with 3,986 publications made and 204,293 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance.

RankRanking
#8 of 121In the United Kingdom
#10 of 803In Europe
#51 of 3,117In the World

University of Sussex
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903225
199143142
199239106
19933586
199433131
199543289
19964982
199754239
199847289
199944199
200077242
200149212
200253240
200380420
200492373
200596503
2006112488
2007109573
2008119490
2009127799
2010124596
2011168681
2012162739
2013208929
20142251114
2015181881
20162271267
20172481338
20181971594
2019169948
2020204712

Business

The University of Sussex ranked 21st for Business in the United Kingdom and 116th in the World with 3,765 publications made and 215,835 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, International Business, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Investment Banking and Stock trading.

RankRanking
#21 of 130In the United Kingdom
#30 of 1,028In Europe
#116 of 4,080In the World

University of Sussex
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903136
199138264
199243136
199334280
199446165
199541212
199644100
199751773
199854292
199942169
200061396
200153360
200268269
200379276
200495622
2005104631
2006104576
2007122722
200899351
2009106570
2010117478
2011135425
2012145827
2013181535
2014213903
2015191931
20162442156
20172281016
2018161917
2019183863
2020198896

Environmental Science

The University of Sussex ranked 29th for Environmental Science in the United Kingdom and 263rd in the World with 3,101 publications made and 199,459 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Agricultural Science, Geology.

RankRanking
#29 of 123In the United Kingdom
#84 of 951In Europe
#263 of 4,129In the World

University of Sussex
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902246
1991227
19923671
19932235
19943069
199530100
199645154
199738181
199839208
199929111
200047177
200145240
200253751
200376402
200456340
200574406
200680348
200790519
2008102479
2009136941
2010106749
2011126816
2012120920
2013124986
20141791272
20151551575
20161521319
20171591891
20181341066
2019106898
2020153967

Art & Design

The University of Sussex ranked 21st for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 93rd in the World with 1,944 publications made and 40,648 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Art History, Literature, Aesthetics, Multimedia.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#21 of 134In the United Kingdom
#25 of 734In Europe
#93 of 2,801In the World

University of Sussex
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990181
199116101
1992157
1993164
1994217
19951741
199619168
19971727
1998159
19992132
20001740
20012523
20024053
20032970
200451159
200558125
200670239
200755113
20085286
200973219
201064182
201172181
201268115
201391118
201494126
20159392
2016129259
2017148287
201892120
2019135176
2020121161

Mathematics

The University of Sussex ranked 32nd for Mathematics in the United Kingdom and 293rd in the World with 1,512 publications made and 70,144 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Math Teachers, Operations Research.

RankRanking
#32 of 116In the United Kingdom
#97 of 838In Europe
#293 of 3,475In the World

University of Sussex
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199077
19911392
19922118
19931147
19942081
1995823
19962031
199717118
19981031
199926104
20002638
200127111
200229140
20032850
20043638
200554161
200638136
200731135
200834209
200935145
201040145
201155200
201268180
201353267
201468345
201562209
201667269
201783225
201873996
201957229
202060148
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics2255159
Actuarial Science3060186
Statistics3292274
Math Teachers2856298
Operations Research42131388
Applied Mathematics34158415
Blockchain and Cryptography41235676